Lusher Charter School

Our mission at Lusher Charter School is to provide a developmentally appropriate learning environment in which high academics, comprehensive arts education, and the celebration of individuality and diversity enable each child to achieve as a learner, a person, and a valuable member of our society.

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Category: Education
Parish: Orleans
Lusher Charter School is a Kindergarten through 12th grade New Orleans public charter school operated by non-profit, Advocates for Arts-Based Education. Lusher has 1,750 students on two campuses located in uptown New Orleans. For the past several decades, Lusher Charter School has been in the vanguard of innovative and successful educational institutions in Louisiana. Using a collaborative, site-based leadership structure, Lusher faculty has implemented cutting-edge reforms in arts-based education, monitored and integrated the latest developments in neurological and brain research, designed positive discipline programs to build a strong school culture, and implemented a research-based systematic approach to literacy and numeracy instruction. Its strong programs in academics, arts, and athletics give students the opportunity to explore and develop their talents while preparing for college and career.